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We Hear You counselling service

We Hear You launches counselling service for children and young people in Yeovil Frome-based counselling charity We Hear You (WHY) is launching a new specialist counselling service in Yeovil for children and young people who have been affected or bereaved by cancer or...

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Local Radio update from Taff Martin, Chairman Abbey104

Local Radio update from Taff Martin, Chairman Abbey104 About three years ago I became chairman of Abbey104, formerly Radio Sherborne. As the former name implies it was a radio station set up by volunteers to broadcast to Sherborne. Before going live on air we changed...

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Fairfield opening celebration

Castle Cary and Ansford celebrate the completion of its new community project! Following years of dedication and hard work from a group of volunteers, the Fairfield Project is now complete with a pump track, adventure trail, sensory garden, meadow gym, a network of...

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Sherborne Steam and Waterwheel Centre

This hidden gem, on Oborne Road, dating from 1869 is the source of potable water for Sherborne and surrounding villages. In Victorian times Sherborne’s water was so badly polluted that the death rate rose to over 67 per thousand with the consequence that the Local...

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Drayton Street Fair at 23

Why change a winning formula? On 1 September for the 23rd year, Drayton Street Fair will be celebrating the end of the summer. The aroma of bacon rolls will once again drift down School Street, as the roads are closed to traffic, heralding the village’s annual mix of...

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Five Bridges Festival

Five Bridges Festival comprises five events over five days within sight of the five bridges of Bradford Abbas during St Mary’s Week. This year’s Street Fayre will run on the 25 Aug from 12 midday between the Rose and Crown Pub and The School.  Look out for: children’s...

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Sherborne Treasure to go on display with Salvidor Dali

The Charles Dickens/William Charles Macready Sherborne House Screen is to go on display in the National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh next June. The theme of the Exhibition is Collage and will include by many famous artists, not least both Picasso and Salvidor...

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